Written Answers. - Unemployment Figures.

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asked the Minister for Labour if he will give a statistical analysis of the geographical breakdown of the unemployment figures; and the areas of work most gravely affected by unemployment.

The monthly live register statement for 30 March 1984 published by the Central Statistics Office on 9 April 1984 gives in Table 2 the number of persons on the live register in different planning regions.

The analysis of the live register according to area of residence at 18 November 1983 published by the Central Statistics Office on 13 January 1984 gives in Table 2 persons on the live register residing in each county, distinguishing those residing in towns with legally defined boundaries and classifying those not residing in those towns according to local office or registration.

The industrial analysis of the live register at 9 December 1983 published by the Central Statistics Office on 9 March 1984 gives in Table 2 the number of persons on the live register classified according to industrial group.